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See Early 20th-Century Big Bend Through the Lens of Photographer W.D. Smithers

February 19, 2024 | By Matt Joyce

A Transformative Weekend Getaway in Historic Laredo

February 14, 2024 | By Luis G. Rendon

Director John Sayles on the Making of ‘Lone Star’

January 18, 2024 | By Matt Zoller Seitz

John Sayles is one of the great American independent filmmakers. His epic 1996 drama Lone Star, which received a new release from The Criterion Collection this month, is one of his masterpieces.

Revisiting the El Paso Haunts of Pancho Villa

November 21, 2023 | By

Voices From Both Sides Festival Reunites Towns Along the Rio Grande

May 10, 2023 | By Sarah M. Vasquez

Growing up, West Texas resident Martie Garcia frequently traveled between the U.S. and Mexico to visit family through an informal crossing on the Rio Grande River.

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

August 25, 2022 | By Paul McDonnold

Laredo Is the Land of Always Both and Neither

May 26, 2022 | By Katie Gutierrez

Mexican and American cultures blend into something new in the South Texas border town

The Hugs Not Walls Program Reunites Families Along the Rio Grande

May 26, 2022 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

A Road Trip Along the Rio Grande Invites Reflection on Grief and Family Bonds

February 24, 2022 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

El Paso’s Elotes El Vaquero Has Perfected the Beloved Mexican Snack

October 28, 2021 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

A Photographer Highlights the Multidimensional Beauty of El Paso

June 24, 2021 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

How Lucha Libre’s Mexican Style of Wrestling Unites Two Countries

February 25, 2021 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

Play Lotería and Eat Raspas at a Traditional Kermesse

July 17, 2019 | By Jacqueline Aguirre

A kermesse or kermes is a festival or bazaar hosted by a Catholic church to raise funds from summer through late fall.

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